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French Quarter Fireworks Spectacular

    You can always count on New Orleans for a spectacular party, and Independence Day is no exception. The days are hot, and this festival is hotter all along the Mississippi River banks at the Go 4th on the River Party. Enjoy the thrill of “dueling barges” as two displays go head to head…

Jackson Square

  Arguably the most famous park in New Orleans, Jackson Square is located at 700 Decatur St. and is walkable from your Garden District hotel. Lined with historic buildings and created in 1721, it’s where you’ll often find live performers and artists, making this a cultural hub of the city. On just 2.5 acres, there’s…

 The Church in the Crescent: 300 Years of Catholicism in New Orleans

This tricentennial celebration explores the founding of New Orleans as well as the Cathedral Church—the “Mother Church” for all churches spanning the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes. The stunning landmark Cathedral is on the same space where a priest planted the Cross of Christ in 1718. Explore the exhibit that describes the St….

Best Beignets in the Garden District at The Vintage

Located at 3121 Magazine St. The Vintage is serving up beignets that will melt in your mouth. Enjoy this New Orleans delicacy in a rustic and laid back environment. Open from morning to midnight, this bakery and winery promises pillows of goodness and the best bubbles in town. The Vintage is serving up next level…

Women-Centric Exhibitions

Around New Orleans, summer exhibitions highlight the achievements of women, both present and past. Extraordinary Women: Artists and Philanthropists of NOMA can be found at the New Orleans Museum of Art throughout the summer. Featuring women artists’ work as well as contributions by women, explore the paintings, sculptures, and other visual arts displayed at the…

Become a Ghost Hunter on this Paranormal New Orleans Tour

The ghosts of New Orleans welcome believers and non-believers of the paranormal for a truly haunting and entertaining experience. New Orleans is the most haunted city in America, so there is no better way to learn about the ghosts and ghouls that roam the French Quarter than by booking a ghost tour. New Orleans offers a…

New Orleans Pride

New Orleans knows how to throw a party, and in many ways Pride is celebrated year-round. However, nothing compares to the official New Orleans Pride June 8 – 10, dubbed one of the fastest growing celebrations in the country. It’s tripled in size in the past five years and includes a three-day weekend of events,…

Oyster Festival

June 2 – 3 is all about oysters in this free outdoor festival held at the Woldenberg Riverfront Park. Located next to Jax Brewery in the French Quarter, the two-day event includes live music, dancing, and an homage to the famed Louisiana oyster. While restaurants around town showcase this seafood favorite, the decadent indulgence deserves…

Making Memories on Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is a time to honor those who gave all while also ushering in the warmer months. In New Orleans, as always, there are plenty of options for the long holiday weekend. Both the Greek Fest and New Orleans Wine and Food Experience take place this weekend. Try homemade Greek fare on Bayou…

Bayou Boogaloo

Bayou Street used to be New Orleans’s “back door.” That’s changed, starting when 20th century captains could get closer to the city’s business district via Lake Pontchartrain, thanks to public transportation improvements. However, now the bayou is separated from the lake making it perfect for canoes, kayaks, rubber rafts, and other non-motored watercrafts. In other…